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Posted on November 15th, 2017 by Delaney Francis

By Delaney Francis, Peer Consultant, University Writing Center My favorite part about coming to the writing center is the free space to be myself. After sessions at the writing center, I feel more confident about my writing… and myself. I feel that in most sessions, as a writer, I get to focus on setting goals. …

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Posted on November 8th, 2017 by jch12

Meet KC! KC is a graduate student here at IUPUI studying English: Writing and Linguistics. She has been working in the University Writing Center for almost a year. Before she came to IUPUI she worked at Marian University Writing Center for four and a half years. When she’s not working at the UWC she loves …

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Posted on October 25th, 2017 by jch12

Meet Ashley! She is majoring in English and has been working in the Writing Center here at IUPUI for a little over two months. She loves any and all art from painting to writing. In her free time, she loves making any kind of art which include painting and writing. Oh, and let’s not forget …

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Posted on June 7th, 2017 by Jennifer Mahoney

by Casey Kenworthy, Peer Consultant, University Writing Center Do you remember that scene in Shrek, where Shrek explains to Donkey what ogres are like…? You wanna know what else has layers, Shrek? Writing. Yep, believe it or not, your writing goes through many different layers, all of which serving specific purposes that prod you along …

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Posted on April 3rd, 2017 by Jennifer Mahoney

by Jennifer Rojas, Peer Consultant, University Writing Center The Maker’s movement, popularized by Make magazine and Adam Savage (among many others) has spurred a renewed interest in the skills required to produce something by hand. From mini-computers and robots to furniture and clothing, the Maker’s movement inspires people to learn through creating. Books such as …

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Posted on November 21st, 2016 by Jennifer Mahoney

by Angela Herrman, Faculty Consultant, University Writing Center Your paper is due in two days. You’re stuck. You’ve decided to make an appointment at the University Writing Center. But you’ve quickly discovered that all of the appointments are taken today … tomorrow … and for the next two weeks. This time of year, getting an …

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Posted on October 25th, 2015 by Jennifer Mahoney

by Patrick Stutz, W496 Seminarian [Disclaimer: procrastination is a dangerous activity. Attempt at your own risk. By reading on, you assume full liability for poor procrastination outcomes and hereby waive your rights to blame the author. The views described herein do not reflect the opinion, values, or views of the University Writing Center. Viewer discretion …

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Posted on June 10th, 2014 by Jennifer Mahoney

by Ken Erny, Student Consultant, University Writing Center Writing’s hard, no doubt about it. So often, we have all these fabulous ideas rocketing around in our heads. We know what we’re thinking; we recognize our own brilliance. Yet, trying to externalize these thoughts onto the written page – to effectively communicate our ideas to others …

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Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by Jennifer Mahoney

by Erin Gilpatrick and James White, Student Consultants, University Writing Center We all know this happens: the end of the semester and you are overwhelmed with numerous projects that could’ve been done weeks ago. The sorrows of procrastination. As you are frantically trying to finish those writing projects due in the final days of the …

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Posted on April 16th, 2014 by Jennifer Mahoney

by Jennifer Rojas, Student Consultant, University Writing Center If you have ever come in to the University Writing Center for a session with a tutor, your tutor probably read your draft out loud. Reading out loud makes it is easier to hear when a line is awkward to say or where a word needs to be …

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